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Free Trey webcast tonight!

Wanna check out Trey tonight, but ain’t in St. Louis or don’t have the dough? Go here (iClips.net) and see the septet perform for free. Show starts ’round 8:30 EST.

UPDATE: Just an FYI,  just checked iClips site and it says 8PM CST.

UPDATE #2: Now the iClips site says 8:25 CST.


Trey Anastasio to induct Genesis into Hall

Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio is inducting rock group Genesis into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month.
The presenters were announced Tuesday by the hall, which is based in Cleveland.
Wyclef Jean will honor Jimmy Cliff. Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees will induct ABBA. Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is set to honor The Stooges. And Jackson Browne will induct David Geffen.
The induction ceremony takes place March 15 in New York and will air live on Fuse TV at 8:30 p.m.


We have a winner!

Thanks to all who entered to win tickets to see Trey Anastasio at the Tabernacle in Atlanta.  Lots of great entries, but of course there can only be one winner…and that is Scott Brown.  His favorite Trey Band show memory is below.  Scott, enjoy the show!

After reading about this contest I went back and re-visited the many Trey solo shows that I attended over the years and in my mind there is a clear winner…….

03/02/01 Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC
Set I: When the Saints Come Marching In1MozambiqueDone Done ItOoh ChildChickenPush On Til the DayTube Top Flop,Ether SundayNoodle Rave Daddy-OCome On Baby Lets Go DowntownBurlap Sack and PumpsHappiness in My PantsMist,At the Gazebo
Set II: DriftingFirst TubeI Want to Take You HigherRainy Day Women #12 & 35Gotta JibbooThe Way I FeelTil I Met You,Windora BugAqui Como Alla
Encore: Hard Hearted2Possum2Yellow Submarine3

This show stands out for many reasons. First off the ticket gods smiled on us for this show and we got 4 seats together 2nd row center in an already intimate venue.  This was early in the Trey Band years so many of these songs felt fresh and exciting.  It was during the first hiatus so it was an extra special treat to see Mike Gordon back on stage with Trey.  The bands entrance brought and unprecedented energy to the room before the first note was played and every thing was played well and with purpose unlike some of the later Trey band shows (i.e the second set of the Tabernacle show 11/1/02 where Trey “played” 2 songs and “conducted” the crowd for 30 min…. I’ve been excited since Trey announced this tour but having recently moved to Charleston from Atlanta I haven’t been able to pull the trigger on tickets yet but I really want to be there.  Will the ticket gods smile on again?????


Trey Anastasio Band — “Don’t Need Nothin’ But A Good Time”

Hidden Track:

As Trey Anastasio and Classic TAB move on from the Northeast leg of their tour onto the Midwest and South, they have left a trail of happy faces in their path. The “anything can happen at anytime” M.O. that Phish lives and dies with is nowhere to be found on TAB Tour, alleviating all the pressure that comes with Phish shows for Trey Anastasio. Big Red and his bandmates are clearly having fun and the happiness is contagious. (continue…)


Reminder: Only 4 more days to win tix to see Trey in Atlanta

Trey Anastasio kicked off his February tour last night in Charlottesville, VA (pics here) and played a killer show:

Set One: Shine, Cayman Review, Tuesday, Liquid Time*, Drifting, Let Me Lie, All That Almost Was*, Alaska, Last Tube [Mozambique and Case of Ice and Snow were also played at some point in the first set]
Set Two: Curlew’s Call, Sand, Valentine, Goodbye Head, Mr. Completely, Windora Bug, Night Speaks to a Woman, Push On Til The Day
Encore: Small Axe, Birdwatcher*, Show Of Life*, At The Gazebo, First Tube

What will he play at his Feb. 27 show in Atlanta?  One lucky MSD reader will find out for free!

Only four days remain to enter our contest.  Click here for more details about the giveaway.


Enter to win tix to Trey’s 2/27 Atlanta show

Hey, you!  Yeah, you!

How would you like to see Big Red at The Tabernacle in Atlanta?  Sound good?

All you have to do is write us at MusicalStewDaily@Yahoo.com and tell us about your own personal favorite Trey show that you attended.  What made the show so memorable and why does it stand out?

We’ll pick the best of the bunch and post the winning entry.  The winner will receive two free tickets to the Trey Anastasio Band show on Saturday, February 27, 2010, courtesy of Trey Anastasio and Musical Stew Daily.  All entries must be received by Friday, February 12, 2010.